Policeman arrested in rape bid Muzzafarnagar



Muzaffarnagar: A policeman has been arrested here in connection with the alleged rape attempt on two Delhi girls.

The policeman Shamshad was arrested along with the two relatives of BSP MP Kadir Rana -- Shazaib and Saddam while they were attempting to flee from here. A car worth Rs 70 lakh that was used to abduct the girls was also seized during the raids, police said.

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati had yesterday suspended her party MLA Shahnawaz Rana, whose security aides were apprehended in the case, and handed over the probe to STF.

On the basis of investigation five persons Dilshaad Rana, Rakib, Masroof, Darrar and Narendra were arrested. Of this Darrar and Narendra are gunners of MLA Rana and his wife Intikhab Rana, chairman of zila panchayat.

The two women were returning to Delhi from Mussoorie along with their two male friends on Tuesday evening when they stopped at a petrol pump to get their vehicle repaired where a group of seven-eight youths abducted them in a car, according to the complainants.

The youths took them to a house and tried to rape them at gun point but the women managed to escape.

PTI